Dr Chun Sing Lai

Dr Chun Sing Lai


Chun Sing Lai received the B.Eng. (1st Hons.) in electrical and electronic engineering from Brunel University London, U.K. and D.Phil. in engineering science from University of Oxford, U.K. in 2013 and 2019 respectively. He is currently an EPSRC Research Fellow with the School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds and also a Visiting Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical Engineering, School of Automation, Guangdong University of Technology, China. He is Secretary of the IEEE Smart Cities Publications Committee. He organized the workshop on Smart Grid and Smart City, IEEE SMC 2017 in Canada and workshop on Blockchain for Smart Grid, IEEE SMC 2018 in Japan. His current interests are in power system optimization, energy system modelling, data analytics, and energy economics for renewable energy and storage systems.

Research interests

Energy system modelling

Financial modelling for energy system

Techno-economic analysis

Data analytics for renewables

Energy and power system optimization

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  • D.Phil. Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • B.Eng. (First Class Honours) Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Brunel University London

Professional memberships

  • Member, IEEE
  • Member, IET